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Standard Chartered enters crypto trading arena

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British bank Standard Chartered launches a crypto trading desk for institutional clients, focusing on Bitcoin and Ethereum.

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MakerDAO’s Christensen wants to make DAOs fun again. He’s not alone.

Projects are rethinking how to make DAOs more fun and less disappointing.
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From Silicon Valley to Sand Dunes: Why Indian crypto firms eye Dubai expansion

Indian crypto companies flock to Dubai, escaping high local taxes and finding solace in the emirate’s favorable regulatory environment.

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3iQ plans North America’s first Solana ETF

Canadian investment firm 3iQ is set to introduce the first Solana ETF in North America.
Fantom

Fantom Foundation invests US$120 mln in Sonic blockchain

Fantom Foundation’s $120 million investment aims to expand the Sonic blockchain network, enhancing DeFi accessibility.
Ethereum falls to the ground as NFT sales plunge. User watches the apocalyptic fall.

Consensys persists in SEC lawsuit for crypto clarity

Ethereum firm Consensys continues its legal battle with the SEC for clear crypto regulations, despite the regulator ending its Ethereum 2.0 probe.
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Konami and Avalanche unveil Resella NFT platform.

Konami Digital Entertainment teams up with Avalanche to launch Resella, a platform enhancing NFT transactions and Web3 access.
USDC

Stablecoins poised to claim 10% of global economy by 2034, says Circle CEO

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire predicts a surge in stablecoin adoption, potentially reshaping finance.
Horizon’s US$100 mln crypto hack prompts FBI investigation

Crypto investigator exposes Shkreli as DJT token creator

Blockchain detective ZachXBT identifies Martin Shkreli as DJT token creator, earning a US$150,000 reward from Arkham Intelligence.
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Binance fined US$2.25 mln by India for AML breaches

India’s FIU imposes a record fine on Binance for anti-money laundering regulation non-compliance.
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Hashdex aims for first dual Bitcoin-Ethereum ETF in the U.S.

Crypto asset manager Hashdex files for a pioneering Bitcoin-Ethereum ETF, targeting SEC approval.
Ethereum

Ethereum’s price soars as SEC probe concludes

Ethereum’s market value rises following SEC’s decision to end its investigation, boosting investor confidence.
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TON blockchain’s TVL soars past US$600 mln, signaling growth

The Open Network (TON) has achieved a record Total Value Locked (TVL) of $608 million, indicating a thriving ecosystem and increased investor trust.
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Australia’s first Bitcoin ETF to debut on ASX

VanEck’s Bitcoin ETF, launching on ASX, marks a pivotal moment for Australian crypto investment.
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SEC crypto enforcement chief resigns, shuts down Pump.Fun rumors

David Hirsch, the SEC’s crypto unit leader, steps down amid heightened scrutiny on cryptocurrency regulation.
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Ripple challenges SEC’s US$2 bln fine, cites Terraform precedent

Ripple Labs Inc. seeks a reduced fine from the SEC, arguing for a penalty similar to Terraform Labs’ settlement.
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Helio expands Shopify plugin with Solana Pay for diverse crypto transactions

Helio’s latest update to its Shopify plugin via Solana Pay introduces a broader cryptocurrency acceptance and innovative merchant tools.
Michael Saylor

MicroStrategy to boost Bitcoin holdings further with US$500 mln bond sale

MicroStrategy announces a half billion dollar bond sale to fund additional Bitcoin acquisitions.
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